Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BMC PATROL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BMC PATROL over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

BMC PATROL
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 814 866
Rank change year-on-year -48 +52 -12
Contract jobs citing BMC PATROL 26 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 28
UK median daily rate £250 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.72% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £349
90th Percentile £482 £544 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £218 £425
% change year-on-year +14.94% -48.82% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BMC PATROL is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,952 10,880 12,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.63% 11.38% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,335 7,221 8,010
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £390
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 231 265
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.92 £47.00 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% -34.34% +20.73%

BMC PATROL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BMC PATROL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BMC PATROL in the UK

BMC PATROL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BMC PATROL.

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC PATROL in the UK

BMC PATROL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BMC PATROL over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BMC PATROL in the UK

BMC PATROL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC PATROL.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC PATROL in the UK

BMC PATROL
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC PATROL within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 25 £250 -48.72% 5
UK excluding London -7 20 £250 +14.94% 4
Midlands +2 10 £463 -
West Midlands -13 10 £463 -
South West +2 6 £250 +85.19% 2
London -42 5 - - 2
South East - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BMC PATROL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for BMC PATROL.

1 20 (76.92%) BMC
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (34.62%) Service Management
5 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL
6 8 (30.77%) Unix
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
7 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (26.92%) AppDynamics
7 7 (26.92%) BladeLogic
7 7 (26.92%) Riverbed
7 7 (26.92%) Splunk
7 7 (26.92%) Dynatrace
8 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 6 (23.08%) Mac OS
8 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
8 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 6 (23.08%) Office 365
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
8 6 (23.08%) HP
8 6 (23.08%) IBM
9 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
9 5 (19.23%) SNMP
9 5 (19.23%) LDAP

BMC PATROL
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SNMP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 4 (15.38%) NAS
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Consultant
1 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Operator
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (15.38%) LPAR
4 3 (11.54%) CMDB
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Mac OS
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Service Management
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Patch Management
5 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 4 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) RHCE
2 4 (15.38%) RHCSA
2 4 (15.38%) RHCVA
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) HMG Infosec
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Firmware
1 4 (15.38%) KVM
1 4 (15.38%) RHEV
1 4 (15.38%) Samba
1 4 (15.38%) Sendmail
1 4 (15.38%) Veritas File System
1 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) BladeLogic
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
3 4 (15.38%) Netcool
3 4 (15.38%) OpenView
3 4 (15.38%) yum
4 3 (11.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (7.69%) HP NNM
5 2 (7.69%) Opsview
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (3.85%) Control-M
6 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.85%) SCCM
6 1 (3.85%) ServerView Suite
6 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) BMC
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) AppDynamics
3 7 (26.92%) Dynatrace
3 7 (26.92%) Riverbed
3 7 (26.92%) Splunk
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) Dell
5 4 (15.38%) Opsware
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) Veritas
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
7 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.85%) Unisys